Displaying items by tag: Wilf Hutchinson

Stock ref: DS2742

Circa 1960s

An excellent  bespoke commissioned  3' wide oak Cabinet from the Husthwaite workshop of Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson. Of rectangular form with open storage to the upper half and sliding doors to the lower cupboard section, standing on four  square block feet. Mitre jointed  top and exposed dovetails to the lower sides,  Wilf's trademark squirrel carved in relief to one side.

Excellent condition,  cleaned and rewaxed in our workshop.

Size: 91(w) x 27(d) x 81(h)cm.

£ 695

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Stock ref: DS2352

Circa 1980s 

An excellent 3'6" wide solid oak Serving or Hall Table from the ex Mouseman craftsman Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson of Husthwaite, Near Thirsk.  Wonderful quarter sawn adzed oak top with rear upstand,  two drawers below, supported on four carved legs with a lower shelf. A signature squirrel is carved in high relief onto the facet of one leg.

Excellent medium fumed and waxed condition.

Size: 106.2(w) x 52(d) x 93.5(h)cm

£ 1,195, previously £ 1,345


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Stock ref: DS2302

Circa 1980s/90s

A superb bespoke commissioned solid oak  Glazed Bookcase or Display Cabinet from the ex mouseman craftsman  Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson of Husthwaite near Thirsk.   5' 1" wide it is constructed with three leaded and glazed doors which open to reveal two height adjustable inner shelves.  With a depth of 13 3/4" it is wide enough for the largest books. The oak framework is hand adzed to all visible front, top and side surfaces. Complimented by traditional wrought iron fittings, a squirrel is carved to the lower centre and Wilfs name unusually stamped into the wood above the carved squirrel.

It presents in superb condition throughout, medium fumed and wax finished.

Size: 154.5(w) x 35(d) x 91(h)cm

£ 1775, previously £1,995

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Stock ref: DS2205

Circa 1980s/90s

An excellent 3' solid oak coffee / occasional table from the Squirrel Furniture workshop of Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson and his son Trevor. Features a wonderfully grained  and adzed single plank rectangular top,  supported on trestle sided legs with sledge feet, supported by a central pegged stretcher. Trademark  squirrel  carved to the lower of one trestle leg.

Excellent condition and medium oak colour, cleaned and wax polished in our workshop.

Size: 929l) x 40(w) x 43.5(h)cm

£ 440

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Stock ref: DS2701

Circa 1990s /early 00s

An excellent small carved oak Squirrel on a  tooled square block. Excellent condition and colour.

Signed to the base TH, handcrafted by Wilf's son Trevor who joined him in the business in the 1980s and now runs the business on his own following Wilf's death.

Provenace: Susan & Dennis Exley Collection, avid collectors of the Yorkshire craftsmen's work from the 1970s to 2000s.

Size: 5(w) x 5(d) x 9(h)cm




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Stock ref: DS2709

Circa 1960s

A rare to market full length solid oak Cheval Mirror by the ex mouseman craftsman Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson. The adjustable mirror  in an adzed and half penny moulded frame, supported on an oak cradle and feet with a signature squirrel sitting prominently on top of the supporting cradle.

Wonderful condition and colour

Size: 63.5(w) x 45.5(d) x 178.5(h)cm



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Stock ref: DS2668

Circa 1960s/70s

An excellent  3'6" wide solid oak Blanket / Storage Box from the ex mouseman craftsman Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson who established his own business in Husthwaite near Thirsk in 1957 which continues today in the capable hands of his son Trevor. Of typical  pegged and panelled form, adzed  to all visible surfaces  and with traditional wrought iron fittings  Wilf's signature squirrel is carved to  a front leg.

Excellent condition and colour.

Size: 106(w) x 41(d) x 48(h)cm



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Stock ref: DS2450

Circa 1990

A rare bespoke made solid oak Jewellery or Keepsake Box by the ex Mouseman and Yorkshire Critters craftmen at Squirrel Furniture, established by Wilf Hutchinson in 1957, now in the capable hands of his son Trevor.

Adzed all over with dovetailed corner joints and  a wonderfully detailed signature squirrel carved in relief on the hinged top. Internally a lift out compartmentalised tray revealling large storage underneath and brass makers nameplate.  Working lock and two keys. Signed TH to the underside, Trevor Hutchinson.

Excellent condition  an rich waxed colour.

Size: 30.5(w) x 23(d) x 19(h)cm,   12" x 9" x 71/2" 


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Stock ref: DS2361

Circa 1980s /90s

A superb pair of solid oak Napkin Rings by the ex Mouseman craftsman Wilf 'Squirrelman' Hutchinson of Husthwaite, near Thirsk. Of typical octagonal form with large detaled carved squirrels to  one facet.

Excellent condition and color, no faults or losses, display use only historically.

Sourced from an excellent single owner collection of napkin rings we've recently purchased.

Size: 5(w) x 4.7(d) x 8.5(h) incl carved squirrel



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Stock ref: DS2263


A superb example of a 6' solid English oak Sideboard from the ex mouseman craftsman Wilf  'Squirrelman' Hutchinson who established his own business in 1957, which continues today in the capable hands of his Son, Trevor.  Of tradional rectangular form with a rear upstand and adzing to all visible surfaces, in line with early made Mouseman pieces. A central bank of four drawers is flanked by two panelled cupboards each with two inner shelves. Wilfs signature Squirrel  is carved to the front right octagonally carved leg. Tradional wrought iron fittings.

Superb condition with no stains or other faults and presents in a beautifully aged warm medium fumed colour.

Size: 183.5(w) x 46(d) x 95.5(h)cm


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